About the RV Tangaroa

RV Tangaroa
RV Tangaroa (Photo: NIWA)

The RV Tangaroa is owned and operated by NIWA Vessel Management Ltd, a subsidiary company of NIWA.

Tangaroa is 70 metres long, sleeps 44 in single and double berths and has an ice strengthened hull.

It is well equipped for acoustic work, and has a number of wet and dry laboratories, a radioisotope laboratory, and a range of high-tech instruments to assist the Antarctic whale expedition team gather data on the whales.

Further information on the Tangaroa

This page was last modified on August 25, 2015.